Mumbai – mega city and the Gateway of India

Mumbai; also known as Bombay (the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India. Mumbai is the financial capital of India and home to over 18 million people. It is one of the most densely populated cities on the planet. It has managed to flourish and thrive in the western part of India for decades. It has constantly expanded its boundaries in order to include many suburbs as well. Mumbai have a unique blend of cultures is due to the migration of people from all over India since the British period.

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Mumbai was once an archipelago of 7 islands, Although now connected, the islands that formed ‘Bombay’ are Isle of Bombay, Colaba, Old Woman’s Island (Little Colaba), Mahim, Mazagaon, Parel and Worli. It took over 5 centuries to unite them together to form an emotion called ‘Bombay’. These were famous fishing centres and some of these communities are still active.

Mumbai for tourists:

As a tourist, there are plenty of things which you can explore in Mumbai. We will go into the details of some of these aspects of Mumbai below.

  • Culture of Mumbai:

People of Mumbai are pretty friendly. Should you need guidance on the direction or the best places to eat, they are always eager to help. Most of the people in Mumbai you are fluent in English. Thus, you will have no problem at all in communicating with the locals as well.
Mumbai’s culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music, and theatres. The city offers a cosmopolitan and diverse lifestyle with a variety of food, entertainment, and night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other world capitals. Mumbai’s history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions, and cuisines coexisting in the city.

  • Climate of Mumbai:

Mumbai experiences the summer season from March to May. The winter season is from November to February. The monsoon is from June to October. It is best to avoid Mumbai during the months of monsoon. It experiences torrential rainfall almost each and every year. The best months for visiting Mumbai are from November to February. The temperature during the winter season is around 24°C. This ensures that you are able to explore the city in the pleasant climate.

  • Getting around Mumbai:

There are numerous modes of transportation which you can use in order to get around Mumbai. If you would like to explore the life of locals, the local train is one of the best options for you to travel. It connects almost each and every suburb of Mumbai. It is pretty punctual and also affordable. On the other hand, if you’re looking for private transport, you can easily hail a cab as well. Additionally, if you want to rely on the public transport system, there are the ‘Best’ buses which have their networks spread all over Mumbai. Thus, it does not matter which part of Mumbai you are in, you will have plenty of options to get around.

  • Accommodation options in Mumbai:

Mumbai provides you with accommodation options which will suit your budget. Whether you’re looking for luxury hotels and resorts or budget hotels, you will be able to find them all in Mumbai. Moreover, most of the hotels are located near the tourist spots. This ensures that you will have never have a dearth of accommodation options as well. Almost all of these hotels as well as accommodation options can be booked online. Thus, prior to your stay, you will be able to book these accommodation options quite easily.

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All in all, when you’re heading over to Mumbai, you will not only be able to explore this great city but also you can communicate with the friendly locals as well which will help you in taking a glimpse into the local life of the natives. With tourist-friendly facilities all over the city, you can be sure that exploring the city of Mumbai will be pretty easy for you.

 

Flight deals to Mumbai:

Flight Deals to Mumbai

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22.06.2019

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19.02.2020

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13.07.2019

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13.09.2019

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09.09.2019

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23.09.2019

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01.05.2019

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